An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.
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This mesmerizing, lyrical debut explores the lives of Haitian families aspiring to escape hardship and an earthquake’s devastation.
Akashic Books reissues Nina Revoyr’s inspired and groundbreaking 1997 debut novel about women’s basketball, class, racial identity, and friendship.
Editors Jerry Thompson and Owen Hill launch Berkeley Noir at Moe’s Books, with contributors TBD.
Editors Jerry Thompson and Owen Hill present Berkeley Noir at the Berkeley Public Library, with contributors Thomas Burchfield, and others (TBD).
News & Features
Akashic Books is pleased to announce LyricPop, A New Picture Book Series Presenting Your Favorite Song Lyrics, Launching in June 2020
- “Ghillie Suit Man” by Esmeralda Gomez Fisher
- “Nameless” by Łukasz Drobnik
- “The East Side of Pershing” by Richard Risemberg
- “May Even Your Faux Pockets Be Empty of Fucks” by Jenna B. Morgan
Click here to watch Samuel L. Jackson read Adam Mansbach’s STAY THE F— AT HOME!
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- Ryan O’Callaghan on CBS This Morning with Gayle King!
- A TALL HISTORY OF SUGAR Receives Glowing NEW YORK TIMES Review!
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